Eric Pierpoint was born in Redlands, California in 1950 and is the middle of three children. His first brush with acting came as a child when he spent two days wandering around his neighborhood in character as Robbie the Robot from Forbidden Planet. Eric attended the University of…more
In 2002 Eric played King Edward in "Richard III", at the Odyssey Theater in Los Angeles.
Eric met his wife, Linda, in high school.
Eric has appeared it episodes of 4 Star Trek Series; Star Trek: The Next Generation, Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, Star Trek: Voyager and Star Trek: Enterprise.
Eric enjoys scuba diving.
One of Eric's favorite charities is the Big Brother Association, he was a Big Brother for nine years.
Eric has a dog, Joey, and cat, Matisse.
Eric appeared with his Alien Nation co-star Gary Graham in the movie "Steel".
Eric's father is newsman Robert Pierpoint.
Eric attended the Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C. He graduated with a Master's Degree in Drama.
In high school Eric was a member of the wrestling team.
In 1968 Eric graduated from Walt Whitman High School in Bethesda, Maryland.
Eric: It seems like every time they're creating and new show and they're looking for a captain, I get a call - that was true for Next Generation and Deep Space [Nine] and Voyager. They went ethnic on Deep Space [Nine] and female on Voyager, but they're always looking at backup plans.
Eric: I watched Star Trek a lot when I was younger, and now I've done the sci-fi circuit - I'm running out of shows!
Eric: I think some people have prosthetics put on them and some people are a part of them - and the people whose prosthetics are a part of them will come across more effectively.